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The Pocahontas Tunes -- June 2, 1994 -- Page 3 PCHS Top Students Chad Eric Peck Jennifer Lynn Moore Co-salutatorian Pritt Wins State Essay Contest i ,  a school supply recently sponsored an Students were asked brief essay titled "Why Is Special". In the were to give specific their teacher is so by Lana Pritt, a grade student at Hillsboro School, was chosen out of 500 entries from across the state. Lana and her teacher, Marsha Grimes, will each receive a gift certificate from Latta's. Below is Lana's winning es, say: There are so many reasons why my Language Arts and Reading teacher is special. First of all, she is always nice and she's one teacher who really cares about her students. Instead of always teaching us out of textbooks, she teaches us through playing games and by doing all kinds of fun activities. By doing .all these neat things, it makes it easer for us to learn. Marsha Grimes, my teacher, is one of the best teachers I have ever seen. If we want something she . * V will try to get t for us. She s a ery concerned and caring teacher. One thing that I wish is that Miss Grimes would never leave Hillsboro School. . . . aro Students Take Honors Tourism Poster Winners from Hiilshoro--(L lchelle Eads, Mrs. McCutcheon's room; Allcia rs. Nelson's room; T. J. Shafer, Mrs. Gross's Condon, Mrs. Lewis' room. Experience Espy Winners from Hillsboro-.- (L to Walton, sixth grade; Angela Schoolcraft, eighth Pritt, seventh grade. Hefner-- Eighth at Hillsboro, County Library "Read Your Governor" Michael Stewart--Eighth grade student at Hlllsboro, Co-winner of the Golden Horseshoe from Pocahontas County rn's Greenhouse i i Avenue Marlinton 799-6114 Plants g Plants ging Baskets little greenhouse in WV" Melvin Lee Anderson, H Co-salutatorian I Michelle Wimer--Elghth grade student at Hlllsboro-- Pocahontas County Spelling Bee Champion Students at Hillsboro School live in the beauty of Pocahontas County every day. So it was not a difficult task for them to display their love and admiration for the area they call home and visitors often refer to as a natural be.auty. During a recent tourism poster contest, sponsored by the Pocahontas County Tourism Commission, elementary students at Hillsboro completed posters depicting the county's many facets. Winners were chosen at each primary level: KindergartenT. J. Sharer, son of Thomas and Glenda Sharer, and his Foster of the Edray Fish Hatchery; Early Primary Clay Condon, son of Michael and Danette Condon, with his poster "Watoga State Park--Come for the Fun;" Middle PrimaryMichelle Eads, daughter of Larry and Beverly Ears, her poster depicted the many things to do at Droop Mountain; Late PrimaryAlicia "Hoke, daughter of Donnie Hoke and LouAnn Hoke, her poster displayed her love of horses and Snowshoe's horseback riding. The middle school level students were asked to write essays regarding their most memorable traveling experience, The following students won in their grade level: Heather Walton, daughter of Wayne Walton and Maggie Walton, sixth grade, and her excursion to Georgia to attend her first wedding; Lana Pritt, daughter of Roger and Lois Pritt, seventh grade, and her fun trip to North Carolina; Angela Schoolcraft, daughter of Virginia Schoolcraft, eighth grade, and her experience at the "Washington Gateway" gathering at Shepherd College. Students at Hillsboro school strive for personal excellence and are encouraged to participate in school, county and stale activities. During the past school year, three eighth grade siudents have received special recognition for their achievement beyond the regular classroom. Richard Hefner, son of Richard Hefner and Lois Hefner, recently had the Michael Stewart, son of Jerry Stewart and Sandy Triplett, was one of the two representatives from Pocahontas County to go to Charleston because of his Golden Horseshoe test results. Michael displayed his vast knowledge of his home state through the Golden Horseshoe exam. Some people may refer to Michelle Wimet, daughter of Bill and Susan Wimer, as a walking dictionary. Michelle won the Pocahontas County spelling bee, competing with the students from Hillsboro, Marlinton and Green Bank. She continued competing at RESA IV event coming home in fifth place. Michelle made a trip to Charleston for the state competition with twenty-nine other participants and proudly returned home with eighth place. Outstanding achievement of all students is proudly noted and admired at Hillsboro School. Through determination, dedication and the love of learning these and the many other students at Hillsboro are reaching goals and obtaining personal satisfaction. Howes The eighth grade at Green Bank School was entertained as well as educated on Friday, May 20, by one of the school's business partners. Mr. Simmons, the industrial engineer from the Howes Leather Company tannery at Frank, came to the school to tell us about how the tannery works and what kind of jobs there are. He had made a movie of all the steps that the hide went through to become County Cooks Attend Seminar A Menu Planner's seminar titled, "School Lunch Measures Up," was held in Beckley by the West Virginia Department of Education, Office of Child Nutrition and the Raleigh County Schools. The focus of this .seminar was planning nutritionally sound menus. Attending from Pocahontas County were Opal Workman, Hillsboro Elementary/Middle School; Nancy Green from PCHS; and Betty Gum from Green Bank Elementary/Middle School. The seminar was held May 23-25 at the Beckley Hotel. The seminar covered a wide variety of topics including planning and promoting school meals that have a high nutritional value while remaining low in fat and sugar. Each meal must also contain a specific number of calories and be pleasing to the eye and appetizing to a wide range of children. Also included were suggestions for training food service personnel, Demonstrates Company Video tanned leather. He showed how to split the hide and where the dye came from. He passed around three kinds of sample leather. First he showed us sole leather, then a green colored leather that is used in military boots, and belt leather. We may get to visit the tannery but we're not sure yet. By Kenny Seldomridge and Abbie Flegel. College Graduates ...................  College Center in Lewisburg in the fall of 1993 and obtained her degree in only two semesters. In the fall semester, she maintained a 4.0 average while attending full-time and was named to the President's list at Bluefield State College. She also maintained a 4.0 average in the spring 94 semester while attending half-time. Beverly Ann Tracy received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology on Saturday, May 14, at the l l9th commencement of Concord College in Athens. Beverly is a 1990 graduate of Pocahontas County High School. Ms. Tracy graduated with Cure Laude Honors. She was a member of the Gamma Beta Phi Society, Secretary of Psi Chi Honor Society, and a nominee for Alpha Chi Honor Sorority. Family members attending the ceremonies were her mother, Betty Smith Tracy, of Marlinton, her father, Allen Tracy, of Harrisonburg, Virginia, her grandmother, Pearl L. Smith, of Marlinton, her uncle, Joseph Smith, of Marlinton, and her grandmother, Annalee Tracy, of Green Bank. Beverly plans to attend graduate school at Marshall University. Graduating from Bluefield State College on May 14, was Debbie Phillips with a Regents' Bachelor of Arts Degree, the equivalent of a four year degree. Debbie began attending Greenbrier Community IIIIIIII PCHS Schedule opportunity to meet Governor Gaston Caperton in Charleston in the county public library competition, "Read Your Way to the Governor." Richard's essay consisted of why reading is exams important in everyday survival .... //////////Z//////D, WVMR FUNDRAISER Friday, June 3--PCHS Graduation Exercises Wednesday, June 8 and Thursday, June 9Semester exams Friday, June 10.--Make-up Debbie is employed by Seneca Mental Health as county office manager/quality assurance and is the wife of Bodie Phillips. She and Bodie live on Beaver Creek with their four sons. Debbie is the granddaughter of Hazel Sherbs, who also lives on Beaver Creek. Randy Buzzard graduated on May 7 from the Colleg e of Business at Marshall University in Huntington. He majored in Business Information Systems and received a Bachelor's degree in Business Administrations. Randy was named to the Dean's List all eight semesters while at Marshall University. He is now employed at Bank One in Huntington. Randy is the son of Clark and Delores Buzzard and grandson of Norman and Ruth Friel, all of Marlinton. SOCCER DAY using nutrient analysis software, how to analyze nutritional content when menu planning software is not available in your school and workng with the media to promote school lunch. According to seminar coordinator Ann E. Manning, "West Virginia Child Nutrition Programs again lead the nation in serving the most nutritionally sound menus to students. Many states around the country as well as the United States Department of Agriculture are looking to West Virginia for further guidance. With health such an important issue in the 90's, feeding the country's future is indeed a very important task." I Senior Menus Pocahontas County Senior Citizens Lunch Menus June 6 - 10 Monday Liver w/onions, scalloped potatoes, harvard beets, fruit, biscuits, milk Tuesday - Chicken pattie, potato, slaw, cake w/icing, milk Wednesday - Lasagna, tossed salad, baked apples, garlic bread, milk Thursday - Cheeseburger, baked beang, dessert, milk Friday - Creamed chicken & biscuit, mashed potatoes, broccoli, dessert, milk Calvary Full Gospel Church West End of Durbin, Next to OMT Mart Saturday Night Service, 7:30 p. m. Sunday School -- 10 a. m. Worship Service -- 11 a. m. I .0 Durbin Days ,t July 13 - 16, 1994 -- For Information Call 456-4027 MOST MAKES & MODELS CALL (703) 468-2000 Installation of TV & FM Master Antenna Systems Just south of Monterey on U.S. 220 Sunday All-Day Gospel, June 5 Diane Hoover/Sharon Dilley - 8:00 a.m. Diane; Debbie & Ellen - 9:00 a.m. The Elmore Family - 10:00 a.m. The Honaker Family - 11:00 a.m. Julie Bauserman - 12:00 Noon The Markley Memorial Chapel - 1:00 p.m. Susie O'Coner - 1:50 p.m. The Word of Faith Singers - 2:15 p.m. The Upper Pocahontas Community Choir- 3:00 p.m. Neil Homer - 4:00 p.m. The Hefner Family - 5:00 p.m. Nostalgia - 6:00 p.m. WVMR SALUTES VOLUNTEERS THIS WEEK! 6/03 Friday: 11:00 a.m. - Frost Volunter Fire Department 6/04 Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - Youth Soccer 6/06 Monday: 11:00 a.m. - Pearl Buck Bkrthplace Vol. 6/07 Tuesday: 11:00 a.m, - Emergency Services 6/08 Wednesday: 11:00 a.m. - P.C.C.C. Auxiliary 6/09 Thursday: 1 h00 a.m. - Library Volunteers 6/10 Friday: 11:00 a.m. - PMH Auxiliary 6/11 Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4-H Leaders Association WVMR OperaCmg Hours ha June: 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Stillwell Park Marlinton Saturday, June 4, 1:00 - 6:00 p.m. Fundraiser for the new PCHS Soccer Team Come enjoy soccer games, bluegrass music & food FROST FAMILY FUN DAY FESTIVAL Saturday, June 4, 1994, Beginning at 10:00 a.m. Frost Vol. Fire Dept. Frost, WV Flea Market Arts Crafts Bluegrass Music Hot Dogs Softdrinks Served from 3:00-7:00 p.m. Adults: $5.00 ........... Under 12:$3.00 il-a00m00ff00Tmmm The High Country (:loggers The Western Square DanceClub , Workingman's Band